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Facts and History of Mauritius Flag

Symbol of the Stripes: Facts and History of Mauritius Flag

The Independence of 1968 brought with it a new flag for Mauritius: a four striped flag with profound meanings and beautiful colours.

Even if the civil ensign for the national vessels is the typical red and blue flag, the actual flag of Mauritius became popular worldwide for its colour uniqueness.

What are considered facts and history of Mauritius Flag are the following colour significances: green stands for nature and island vegetation, yellow is the light of freedom and independence that brought life back to the local citizens, blue stands for the Indian Ocean that surrounds the island with its waves and red stands for the bloodshed of the national heroes that fought for the liberty ideal.

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